The Personal Care Products Council (PCPC) announced the election of its new board of directors chair Barbara Menarguez, general manager of fragrance and beauty, Chanel. Menarguez has built a career in the beauty industry and currently oversees Chanel’s marketing, sales, education and sales planning.
Menarguez has been with Chanel for more than 25 years, serving as the company’s senior vice president and chief financial officer for eight of those years.
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Joining Menarguez on the PCPC’s board of directors are the following newly elected officers:
Vice chairs Esi Eggleston Bracey, president Unilever U.S., CEO North America personal care; David Greenberg; CEO L’Oréal U.S., president; Chris Heiert, senior vice president of the Specialty Beauty Group, Procter & Gamble; and Mark Loomis, president, North America, The Estée Lauder Companies; secretary Maria “Duda” Kertész; president, U.S. skin health and beauty; Johnson & Johnson consumer health and; treasurer Deborah Gibbins, chief operating officer and chief financial officer, Mary Kay.
Menarguez commented: “[The] PCPC is the voice for the industry whose products touch the lives of nearly every American household each day... Families rely on our products to enhance their wellbeing and quality of life. I’m honored to help lead PCPC as we continue to educate policy makers, legislators, regulators, the media and, most importantly, our consumers about our innovative industry and our commitment to sound science.”
Lezlee Westine, PCPC president and CEO, commented: “Barbara’s impressive accomplishments and strong leadership will serve our membership well as we continue to advance our industry’s determination for a more beautiful and sustainable world."